PEMRA Fines Hum TV Pakistan Drama Channel Rs. 10 Lakhs Over Vulgar Scenes in Drama. PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) has fined Hum TV Rs. 10 Lakhs for airing indecent material on a drama serial. Hum TV airing the drama called “Chew Gum” in the drama content titled “Kitny Girhain Baqi Hein” on 29th Jan. 2017.
The drama invited several complaints from the civil, prompting the electronic media seeker to take notice. Due to clashes the PEMRA mentioned clauses, Hum TV has been fined Rs.10 Lakhs, which should be HUM TV management paid within 3 weeks of its updates. PEMRA also aware the channel to be vigilant about picking the content for its serials and dramas.
Note that, Programs from Geo News and Bol News appropriately were also banned and fining by the regulatory authority on tale of indecent material and hate speech. “Geo Pakistan” & Bol news famous show “Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga” was banned hosted by Amir Liaquat was ordered to atone for hate content and speech.